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Architecture Ride

Architecture Ride
08/09/2014

There’s just over a week left before our final cycle tour of the summer, and just a few days left for you to get your hands on a ticket. We had rave reviews from attendees of our June tour and tickets to the September tour are almost gone.   The tour starts in South Kensington...

Cycle to Work Day

Cycle to Work Day
02/09/2014

Just two days to go until Cycle to Work Day 2014 so plenty of time to cajoule your colleagues into dusting off their bikes for the day. If your colleagues need some inspiration then check out these motivations gathered by the Discerning Cyclist, or perhaps send them our reasons to cycle.   Is your workplace...

Keeping dry

Keeping dry
28/08/2014

With this abrupt end to the great British summer, we’ve been caught out slightly on the wet weather gear front. Our trusty old parka hasn’t really stood up to the weather this past few days so we’ve hunted down some better options…   Stutterheim We rather like a label that advertises itself as Swedish melancholy...

The film club returns

The film club returns
26/08/2014

This wet weather has got us thinking about cosy indoor activities so we’ve gone ahead and booked another season of free Bikeminded films for you.  We’ll be returning to the snug little theatre under the Kensington Central Library for our winter programme, which includes a film about a mountain, couriers and a toilet, all with bicycles...

Puncture Proof Tyres

Puncture Proof Tyres
21/08/2014

Let’s face it, getting a puncture is a major pain.  Even if you’re handy with an inner tube, punctures always seem to come along when you’re in a rush to get somewhere.  We were therefore intrigued when we read about Tannus tyres.  Tannus is a Korean company who have come up with a polymer tyre that...

The Road Cyclist's Companion

The Road Cyclist’s Companion
11/08/2014

The nice people at Cicada books sent us over a copy of the The Road Cyclist’s Companion, by Peter Drinkell, to review.   One of our colleagues over here at Bikeminded HQ is an avid road cyclist and therefore the perfect person to look through it for us.  Over to you Neil…     All sports...

Kit Bike

Kit Bike
28/07/2014

The idea of travelling with your bicycle is a daunting prospect, but being able to get on a train or even a plane for that matter opens up a world of new cycling possibilities. Kit Bike might be the perfect solution for the design conscious amongst us. Designed by Indian company Lucid Design and winner...

Best Digital Campaign

Best Digital Campaign
23/07/2014

We’re terribly pleased to let you know about our recent success. We were honoured to be awarded the Digital Campaign of the Year at the recent London Cycling Awards. As we enter our 4th Bikeminded year, it’s wonderful to get such brilliant feedback.   The evening was hosted by Jeremy Vine, who just so happens...